Posts Tagged With: shark

Diver Gets Very Close to Whale Shark; Not Swallowed

  To read more about Whale Sharks, click here. The dramatic photo of the whale shark, which is part of the largest living species of fish and can get up to 40 feet in length, was taken by underwater photographer and expedition leader Mauricio Handler from the United States. The photo shows a diver that &hellip Continue reading »

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The Hammerhead Shark

  “The nine known species range from 0.9 to 6 m (3.0 to 20 ft) long and weigh from 500 to 1000 pounds. They are usually light gray and have a greenish tint to them. Their bellies are white which allows them to be close to the bottom of the ocean and blend in to sneak &hellip Continue reading »

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The Goblin Shark

  “Goblin sharks are strange deep sea sharks just like the Megamouth shark. This shark has one unique characteristic that no other shark has. Its head is shaped totally different then other normal sharks with one long snout, you will clearly see this on the pictures. The skin of the goblin shark is also remarkable pink-gray. &hellip Continue reading »

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The Mega Mouth Shark

Wow.. this shark looks like a beast!   “The megamouth shark, Megachasma pelagios, is an extremely rare species of deepwater shark. Since its discovery in 1976, only a few megamouth sharks have been seen with 50 specimens known to have been caught or sighted as of 2010, including three recordings on film. Like the basking shark and whale shark, it is &hellip Continue reading »

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The Frill Shark

  Have you seen anything like it? It reminds me of a monster you would see in a movie. “The frilled shark (Chlamydoselachus anguineus) is one of two extant species of shark in the familyChlamydoselachidae, with a wide but patchy distribution in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. This uncommon species is found over the outer continental shelf and upper continental slope, generally near &hellip Continue reading »

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